Indians Edged By Bulldogs in Baseball

A late run pushes Hart County past Stephens County in non-region baseball play. Stephens County lost to the Hart County Bulldogs on the road Thursday night, 5-4. Hart County scored the winning run on an RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning by Jeremy Hicks off of Indian relief pitcher Dylan Simpson. The Indians jumped out on top […]

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Lavonia City Council To Go To Tablets

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Lavonia City Council members and Mayor Ralph Owens will be moving into the 21st century with some new high-tech equipment. At the Lavonia City Council meeting earlier this month, City Manager Charles Cawthon put forth the idea of ordering tablets for each city council member and the mayor. Cawthon said it would make life […]

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Moratorium On Hwy. 17 Signage In Place As Sign Ordinance Work Continues

The new, four-lane Georgia Highway 17 corridor in Stephens County will have a temporary moratorium on new signs larger than a certain size will work to consider a county-wide sign ordinance continues. On Tuesday, Stephens County Commissioners approved a temporary moratorium for signage within the unincorporated portions of Highway 17 extending from the Franklin County line to the intersection of […]

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County Buys Equipment for EMS

Stephens County will pay for a third LUCAS Chest Compression Device to fully outfit Stephens County EMS with all the units it needs. Commissioners approved the purchase unanimously on Tuesday. According to Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers, this purchase would give the county’s EMS service the full allotment of these devices it needs through a team effort to purchase them. […]

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Wild Weather Wednesday Over

A drier day is expected today after a wild Wednesday on the weather front. It started during the morning hours with rapidly rising temperatures followed by a tornado warning in northwestern Stephens County just after 8 a.m. The warning lasted for less than 30 minutes and there were no reported tornado touchdowns in the area, according to information from the […]

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